Rating: 4.5 stars
8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

Zucchini provides a healthy touch to this delightfully rich and creamy sauce! Reduced amounts of cream and cheese also make this great recipe healthier.

Recipe Summary

cook:
10 mins
total:
25 mins
prep:
15 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
1 /2 cup
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil. Stir in the fettuccine, bring back to a boil, and cook pasta over medium heat until cooked through but still firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Lightly cook zucchini by tossing into pasta water just before draining.n

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  • Heat butter and garlic in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir in cream and simmer for 5 minutes, then add cheese and whisk quickly, heating through. Stir in parsley.n

  • Toss sauce with cooked whole wheat fettuccine and zucchini strips.n

Editor's Notes:

Add 2 tablespoons pasta cooking water if needed for moistness.

This recipe is a healthier version of u003ca href=u0022https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/22831/alfredo-sauce/u0022u003eAlfredo Sauceu003c/au003e.

Nutrition Facts

251 calories; protein 9.2g; carbohydrates 4g; fat 22.6g; cholesterol 73.6mg; sodium 365.9mg. Full Nutrition
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